Manual - TeamViewer 6.

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1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2 2.1 2.1.1 2.1.2 2.1.3 2.1.4 2.1.5 2.1.6 2.1.7 2.2 2.3 2.3.1 2.3.2 2.4 2.5 2.5.1 2.5.2 3 3.1 3.2 3.2.1 3.2.2 3.3 3.3.1 3.3.2 3.4 3.4.1 3.4.2 4 4.1 4.1.1 4.1.2 4.1.3 4.2 4.2.1 4.2.2 4.2.3 Scope of Service.......................................................................................................................... 1 About TeamViewer .................................................................................................................... 1 New with Version 6.0 ................................................................................................................ 1 Functions of Mac and Linux Version....................................................................................... 2 About this Manual .................................................................................................................... 2 Installation ..................................................................................................................................3 TeamViewer Downloads ............................................................................................................3 TeamViewer Full Version ..........................................................................................................3 TeamViewer QuickSupport: ......................................................................................................3 TeamViewer Host ......................................................................................................................3 TeamViewer QuickJoin............................................................................................................. 4 TeamViewer Portable................................................................................................................ 4 TeamViewer Manager ............................................................................................................... 4 TeamViewer MSI Package........................................................................................................ 4 Installing TeamViewer...............................................................................................................5 Configure TeamViewer to Start with Windows ...................................................................... 7 Differences between Application and System service ............................................................ 7 Configuring TeamViewer as Windows System Service ......................................................... 7 Terminal Server Operation ....................................................................................................... 9 License Activation ................................................................................................................... 10 Activating the TeamViewer License ....................................................................................... 10 Terminal Server Licensing ..................................................................................................... 10 Basics ........................................................................................................................................ 11 Connection ............................................................................................................................... 11 TeamViewer Main Window..................................................................................................... 12 Remote Control ........................................................................................................................ 12 Presentation.............................................................................................................................. 13 QuickSupport Main Window ..................................................................................................14 Configuring QuickSupport......................................................................................................14 Individual QuickSupport Preferences .................................................................................... 15 QuickJoin Main Window ......................................................................................................... 17 Configuring QuickJoin ............................................................................................................ 17 Individual QuickJoin Preferences ...........................................................................................18 Remote Control ....................................................................................................................... 20 Connecting to a Partner .......................................................................................................... 20 The Remote Control Window.................................................................................................. 21 Operations in the Remote Control Window ........................................................................... 21 Operations in the Remote Control Window .......................................................................... 26 File Transfer ............................................................................................................................ 27 The File Transfer Window...................................................................................................... 27 File Transfer Operations ......................................................................................................... 28 The File Transfer Event Log 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5 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.6.1 5.6.2 5.6.3 5.6.4 5.6.5 5.6.6 5.7 6 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 7 7.1 7.1.1 7.1.2 7.1.3 7.2 7.2.1 7.2.2 7.2.3 7.2.4 7.2.5 7.2.6 7.2.7 8 8.1 8.1.1 8.1.2 8.2 8.2.1 8.2.2 8.3 8.4 9 9.1 9.2

Remote Control - Advanced Functions .................................................................................. 30 Connecting with Windows Authentication ........................................................................... 30 Connecting via the Web Connector ........................................................................................32 Connecting via QuickConnect................................................................................................ 34 Remote Update........................................................................................................................ 36 Remote System Information .................................................................................................. 36 Access Control .......................................................................................................................... 37 Overview of Access Control ..................................................................................................... 37 Selecting the Access Mode for the Current Session ............................................................. 38 Access Control Details ............................................................................................................ 39 Overview of the Detailed Settings for Access Control .......................................................... 39 Custom Settings .......................................................................................................................41 Interdependency between Access Control and Security Settings .........................................41 Connection Info ...................................................................................................................... 43 Presentation............................................................................................................................. 44 Basics ....................................................................................................................................... 44 Connection with TeamViewer Full Version .......................................................................... 45 Connection with TeamViewer QuickJoin.............................................................................. 46 Browser-Based Presentation ................................................................................................... 47 Operations in the Presentation Control Panel ...................................................................... 48 TeamViewer Partner List ........................................................................................................ 54 TeamViewer Account.............................................................................................................. 54 Creating a TeamViewer Account ............................................................................................ 55 Managing the TeamViewer Account ..................................................................................... 56 Logging in to Your TeamViewer Account .............................................................................. 57 Operations in the Partner List ................................................................................................ 58 Icons in the Partner List ......................................................................................................... 59 Adding Groups and Partners to Your Partner List ............................................................... 59 Quick Access ........................................................................................................................... 61 Partner Context Menu ............................................................................................................ 62 Partner Chat and Offline Messages ....................................................................................... 62 Operations in the Chat Window............................................................................................. 63 Pre-Chat via TeamViewer QuickSupport .............................................................................. 64 Multimedia Functions ........................................................................................................... 66 Audio Transmission .............................................................................................................. 66 Establishing an Audio Transmission to a Partner ............................................................... 66 Audio Options ........................................................................................................................ 66 Video Transmission ................................................................................................................ 68 Establishing a Video Transmission to a Partner ................................................................... 68 Video Options .......................................................................................................................... 68 Chat .......................................................................................................................................... 70 Conference Call ....................................................................................................................... 70 Miscellaneous Functions ......................................................................................................... 71 Session Recording .................................................................................................................... 71 Channel Use 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9.3 9.3.1 9.3.2 9.3.3 9.3.4 9.4 9.4.1 9.4.2 10 10.1 10.1.1 10.1.2 10.2 10.3 10.3.1 10.3.2 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 10.9.1 10.9.2 10.10 10.11

VPN Connection ...................................................................................................................... 73 Examples for the Usage of TeamViewer VPN ........................................................................ 73 Prerequisites ............................................................................................................................. 73 Connecting to a Partner .......................................................................................................... 74 Operations in the VPN - TeamViewer Window .................................................................... 74 LAN Connection...................................................................................................................... 76 Activating LAN Connections .................................................................................................. 76 Connecting to a Partner .......................................................................................................... 76 Options .................................................................................................................................... 77 General Category ..................................................................................................................... 77 Options in the General Category............................................................................................ 77 Proxy Settings Dialog .............................................................................................................. 78 Security Category .................................................................................................................... 79 Remote Control Category ....................................................................................................... 82 Options in the Remote Control Category .............................................................................. 82 Custom Settings Dialog .......................................................................................................... 84 Presentation Category ............................................................................................................. 85 Partner List Category .............................................................................................................. 87 Audio Category ........................................................................................................................ 89 Video Category ........................................................................................................................90 Custom Invitation Category ................................................................................................... 91 Advanced Category.................................................................................................................. 92 Configure QuickConnect Dialog ............................................................................................ 95 TeamViewer Server Dialog .................................................................................................... 96 QuickSupport Properties ........................................................................................................ 97 QuickJoin Properties............................................................................................................... 98

TeamViewer - Scope of Service

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Scope of Service
About TeamViewer

TeamViewer is a simple, fast and secure application for PC remote control and teamwork. You can use TeamViewer for the following scenarios:   Provide ad-hoc remote support to colleagues, friends or customers. Administer Windows servers and workstations. You can operate TeamViewer as Windows system service so that your computer is reachable even before you are logged in to Windows. Cross-platform connections with Mac OS X and Linux are also possible. Share your desktop for online presentations or collaboration.

TeamViewer can communicate across firewall barriers and proxies without any need for special configurations.

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New with Version 6.0

TeamViewer QuickSupport:     Link with partner list possible - during the creation of an individual QuickSupport, the data of the own partner list can also be specified User-defined disclaimer (exclusion of liability) Adjustable password complexity Exchange of chat messages possible

TeamViewer Host:    Visually adjustable with own logo, text and user-defined colors Remote Access wizard as support guide during the installation TeamViewer Host can be added to the partner list directly from the context menu of the tray icon

Additional new functions:    TeamViewer QuickJoin: new module to simply online presentations and meetings Sending chat messages to computer (TeamViewer IDs) TeamViewer connections are possible directly from within the chat window

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TeamViewer - Scope of Service

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Automatic reconnect after remote reboot and update Password protection for TeamViewer options Higher performance and improved stability, particularly to and in between company networks Besides IDs, partners (TeamViewer accounts) can also be entered in the blacklist and whitelist accounts Local deletion of blocked IDs/partners possible New user-friendly design Additional language: Chinese (simplified)

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Functions of Mac and Linux Version

TeamViewer also supports Mac OS X version 10.4 and higher as well as Linux (z. B. Red Hat, Fedora, Suse, Mandriva, Debian and Ubuntu). By and large, the Mac OS or Linux version corresponds to the Windows version, although some of the functions are not yet available. Please use our free trial versions to gain an understanding of the scope of functions.

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About this Manual

This manual describes the use of TeamViewer. Unless specified otherwise, the described functionality always refers to the version of TeamViewer indicated in the title. Mac OS is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linux Foundation. The terms "Microsoft" and "Windows" used here are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. For simplification purposes, this manual refers to the operating systems Microsoft® Windows® Millennium Edition, Microsoft® Windows® 2000, Microsoft® Windows® XP, Microsoft® Windows® Vista and Microsoft® Windows® 7 simply as “Windows.”

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you provide your customers with this module. You can run this application without any installation and. The TeamViewer main window 2. therefore.3.2 TeamViewer QuickSupport: This is an application in form of a single executable file. On our website.1.1. without the need for Windows or Mac OS administrator rights.1 Configuring QuickSupport). Page 3 of 98 . you can create your individual TeamViewer QuickSupport which can be designed with your welcome text and your logo as well as additional useful functions (see 3.1 2. Typically. Computers on which TeamViewer Host is installed can be administered right after the start up (and before the Windows® logon screen).Installation 2 2.3 TeamViewer Host This application is installed as a Windows system service. You can accept incoming connections. You can use this module to connect to partners and to accept incoming connection requests. but cannot start any outgoing connections.1.1 Installation TeamViewer Downloads TeamViewer Full Version This is the full version. The QuickSupport main window 2.TeamViewer .

1.5 TeamViewer Portable TeamViewer Portable includes the scope of functions of the full version.g. 2. for invoicing purposes. you can visually adjust the QuickJoin module according to your needs .aspx. TeamViewer Manager is a component of the TeamViewer Premium and the TeamViewer Corporate license. To do so.4. They connect with the presenter via the module. In addition.6 TeamViewer Manager TeamViewer Manager is a database application in which you can manage all of your partners.7 TeamViewer MSI Package The TeamViewer MSI package is an alternative installation file for TeamViewer full version and TeamViewer Host. TeamViewer Portable is a component of the TeamViewer Premium and the TeamViewer Corporate license. However. More information on the configuration is available in the download package. 2. it is not installed and hence can be started from any data carrier. On our website. the software provides extensive functions for analyzing sessions. More information on the configuration is available in the download package. The presenter can use the invitation function to send the session data to his participants beforehand via an e-mail.g.with own logo. on unattended computers which you would like to administer remotely at any time. 2.Installation Outgoing connections are not possible (TeamViewer Host offers a subset of the features of the full version of TeamViewer.with own logo.1.TeamViewer .teamviewer. visit https://www. text and user-defined colors. On our website.1 Configuring QuickJoin). It is suited for deploying TeamViewer via a Group Policy Object (GPO) in an Active Directory Domain.com/download/customdesign. 2.1. text and user-defined colors (see 3. Page 4 of 98 .4 TeamViewer QuickJoin TeamViewer QuickJoin is an individually executable file that was developed specifically for participating in online presentations or meetings.) You would typically install this module on servers or. e. TeamViewer MSI is a component of the TeamViewer Corporate license. you can visually adjust the TeamViewer Host according to your needs . e. a USB stick or a CD. generally speaking.1.

home office. If you select Confirm all. your connection partner gains immediate full access to your computer. If you selected personal use in step 2. if you would like to use TeamViewer VPN.) 2. please activate the option Both. Choose installation type Select Normal installation to start TeamViewer later on as needed via the Windows start menu. Page 5 of 98 . 6. NT and ME. For more details. Environment Select whether you use TeamViewer in a commercial environment (e. connections to friends or relatives or to your own computer). Select Yes if you want to install TeamViewer as system service. Install VPN adapter (optional) Activate the Use TeamViewer VPN check box. 7. etc. 6. An installation wizard guides you through the installation process: 1. The installation of TeamViewer is complete. Click on Finish to start the installation. (If the Show advanced options check box is not activated. 4. all TeamViewer actions at the local computer must be confirmed. Choose installation location (optional) Choose your destination folder for the installation and click on Next to continue. Access control (optional) If you select Full access (recommended). If you selected Yes. steps 5. 7 and 8 will be skipped. Welcome to TeamViewer Click on Next to continue the installation process.TeamViewer . Choose start menu folder (optional) Choose the start menu folder into which the TeamViewer hotkeys should be placed.6 Access Control. Note for 4: The Start TeamViewer automatically with Windows option is not available on the operating systems Windows 98.Installation 2.) or in a personal environment (e. please confirm the selection in the scope of the license agreement via the option I agree that I will only use TeamViewer for noncommercial and personal use.3 VPN Connection. desktop sharing with colleagues. a wizard provides assistance during the setup of TeamViewer as system service. presentations. If both cases apply. 9. 3. License agreement Read the license agreement and check I accept the terms in the license agreement if you agree.2 Installing TeamViewer Run the setup file that you downloaded.g. Click on Next to continue. 8. You can find further information in the chapter 9. 5. please see chapter 5.g.3 Configure TeamViewer to Start with Windows. You can find further information in the chapter 2. support.

Page 6 of 98 . General Note: Some options may only be available if you have Windows administrator privileges.TeamViewer .Installation Note for 6: The Use TeamViewer VPN option is only available for the Windows 2000 operating system or higher.

for remote maintenance of servers.3. your computer is no longer reachable via TeamViewer. Since the password changes with each start. This mode is perfect.2 How to configure TeamViewer to run as a Windows system service: If you did not configure TeamViewer to run automatically with Windows® during the setup. In the Extras menu. persons who have connected to your PC before are not able to connect again until you give them your new password. TeamViewer creates a new session password whenever you start it (you can configure a fixed password in the security settings).3 2. By default. This is the standard mode. Your computer is reachable via TeamViewer even before the Windows logon. or give an online presentation. This prevents anyone from having permanent control over your PC. Select the General category. Your computer is always reachable if it is switched on (and not in standby mode or idle state).Installation 2. In this case. Your computer is only reachable for persons to whom you have given your TeamViewer ID and the session password. If you close the TeamViewer window.g.1 Configure TeamViewer to Start with Windows Differences between Application and System service You can setup TeamViewer as a Windows system service either during the installation process or later in the options. you can do this later at any time by taking the following steps: 1. Configuring TeamViewer as Windows System Service 2. Start TeamViewer. You can even restart and reconnect with TeamViewer after the restart. click on Options 3. Page 7 of 98 . receive remote support. This chapter discusses the differences between running TeamViewer as a regular application and running TeamViewer as a Windows system service: When running TeamViewer as a Windows application:    You will have to start TeamViewer manually if you want to give remote support. nobody needs to be present at the other end. It is perfectly suitable for most application cases.  When installing TeamViewer as a Windows system service:     TeamViewer will run during your entire Windows session. 2. e.TeamViewer .3.

Enter a secure password in the Password field and confirm it. 7.Installation 4.TeamViewer . Click on OK. → A Window for entering a password appears. Note: A TeamViewer service is always running under Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Note: Instead of restarting the computer. Page 8 of 98 . Do not stop this service manually! This service is used to optimize TeamViewer for Windows 7 and Windows Vista. Note: The TeamViewer Host can be added to your own partner list directly from the context menu of the tray icon (see also 7. Click on OK in the Permanent Access Activated dialog window. 5. Activate the Start TeamViewer with Windows® option in the Startup section. TeamViewer Partner List). Note: TeamViewer Host is always installed as a Windows system service. 6. you can also start the TeamViewer system service manually in the services snap-in of your computer management console.

Click on OK. 5. Click on the Extras / Options menu.2 Terminal Server ). Note: Please note that TeamViewer manages every terminal server user account as an independent workplace. How to activate multi-user support on terminal servers: 1. 2. → The TeamViewer Options dialog opens 3. More details about the TeamViewer ID are available in the chapter 3. This also applies to licensing (see 2. To accomplish it. Basics. the TeamViewer main window will now display the personal TeamViewer ID of the user or the server. Select the Advanced option and click on Show advanced options. Start TeamViewer on the terminal server (console). you can also display the server ID by clicking on Help / About in the menu.TeamViewer .4 Terminal Server Operation TeamViewer can be made equally accessible to all users when it is operated on a terminal server. the server itself as well as every individual user can work independently with TeamViewer. By assigning a separate TeamViewer ID in each case. Activate the option Enable enhanced multi-user support (for Terminal Server). 4. Page 9 of 98 .Installation 2. simply perform the following steps after the installation on the terminal server. User ID and server ID in the About dialog. → Every user receives a separate TeamViewer ID at the start of TeamViewer Depending on where you logged in.5. If you are logged in as user.

2. Run the command Extras / Activate License 3. every user must be licensed accordingly.com/licensing/index.teamviewer. For commercial use. you can also assign it to your account (see 7. Hence.1. This type of license can be activated in a console session as well as a user session following the procedure described above. License Activation window. Note: If you are in possession of a TeamViewer Premium or Corporate license.TeamViewer . Enter your license code 4. If necessary.2 Terminal Server Licensing Since TeamViewer manages each terminal server user account as an independent workplace. it is recommended to activate a license with unlimited installations (Premium or Corporate License). Start TeamViewer. Afterwards. please note that the license is automatically available to the terminal server itself as well as all users. By doing so your license will be available for you on any unlicensed installation of TeamViewer as soon as you log into the partner list on your TeamViewer account.Installation 2. it is also possible to issue separate licenses to individual users by activating a single-user license in the user session.5 2. it needs to be activated only once. 2. How to activate your TeamViewer license: 1.1 Creating a TeamViewer Account).5.1 License Activation Activating the TeamViewer License Personal users can use the free version of TeamViewer.aspx and activate TeamViewer afterwards with your license key. Click on Activate License → Your TeamViewer license is now activated.5. you can purchase a license in our online shop http://www. That is. Page 10 of 98 .

TeamViewer . Computers can be identified worldwide by a unique ID. This ID is generated automatically based on hardware characteristics during the first start of TeamViewer and will not change later on.aspx.com/licensing/index. the phone number is equivalent in function to the TeamViewer ID. Page 11 of 98 .teamviewer. All TeamViewer connections are encrypted and are protected from access by third parties. This ID is completely independent of your computer's IP address.Basics 3 3.aspx.teamviewer.com/products/security. connections to multiple partners are possible (1:n).1 Basics Connection If you compare a phone call with a TeamViewer connection. security and data protection in TeamViewer can be found in the security statement on our website: http://www. Unless otherwise specified. this manual describes the connection to only one connection partner. If you are in possession of a TeamViewer license. Technical details about connection. The number of possible simultaneous partners per session can be found in the current license overview on our website: http://www.

The link Setup unattended access provides you with the option to start TeamViewer as Windows system service and assign a fixed password. Give this data to your partner and he can connect to your computer.   Page 12 of 98 . see also 9. (You can also start the file transfer option during an ongoing remote support session.2 TeamViewer Main Window The main window of TeamViewer is subdivided into Remote Control and Presentation. This requires that TeamViewer VPN is installed.) VPN For establishing a VPN connection to your partner. The TeamViewer main window 3. several connection modes are available:  Remote control Control your partner's computer or work together on one computer (desktop sharing). you can specify a user-defined password.TeamViewer .3 VPN Connection. you can also use this permanent password. File transfer For transferring files from or to your partner’s computer. (If you assigned a fixed password.  Create session In this section.Basics 3.2. In addition. you can enter your partner's ID if you want to establish a connection.) Clicking in the Password field calls up a menu to change the automatic session password or to copy it to the clipboard (Copy & Paste function of Windows).1 Remote Control The Remote Control tab features the following two areas:  Wait for Session This area contains your TeamViewer ID and your session password. In addition. Afterwards you can always reach your computer via TeamViewer.

2 Presentation The Presentation tab provides the following subdivision:  Wait for Participants This section contains Your ID and your Password to be forwarded to your presentation participants. A dialog window now requests that you enter your partner's password. Join Presentation Here..2.  Note: Different passwords are used for Remote Control and Presentation. Click on Join Presentation. As soon as your partners have been connected with you. You can store a permanent password for presentations (see 10. Page 13 of 98 . The link Invite further participants.Basics 3. it is indicated below the Start Presentation button..TeamViewer .4 Presentation Category). You can start the presentation by clicking on this button as the presenter. you can enter your partner's ID and your name to participate in a presentation. allows you to send an invitation e-mail to your participants which contains your ID and your password.

The QuickSupport main window Note: The button with the tool icon can be used after the download to call up the QuickSupport Properties dialog (see 10. How to configure the QuickSupport customer module: 1. Click on Create QuickSupport. Page 14 of 98 . inserting your own disclaimer. No installation or administrator privileges are required. More details about the individual options can be found in the chapter 3. automatically displaying your partner in your partner list and allowing your partner to send you chat messages prior to the TeamViewer connection.3.10 QuickSupport Properties). 5. Define the different configuration options below the preview image according to your needs.teamviewer. 6. Visit our website: https://www. You can provide TeamViewer QuickSupport for download on your website. 4.aspx. 2.com/download/customdesign.3.1 Configuring QuickSupport Besides the use of the standard QuickSupport. such as adjusting the design.Basics 3. 3. This provides you with additional functions. Select the operating system on which QuickSupport will later be executed.TeamViewer . → The download link of your QuickSupport module appears above the preview image. it is possible to create one or several personalized QuickSupport modules.3 QuickSupport Main Window TeamViewer QuickSupport is an application in form of an executable file. Select the Module to be the QuickSupport option. Select the TeamViewer version (relevant only if you have a license for an older version).2 Individual QuickSupport Preferences. 3.

the connection is automatically aborted after five minutes. 3. Text Used for editing the welcome text in the main window. Page 15 of 98 .3. Note: A TeamViewer license is required to be able to use the adjusted QuickSupport module without restrictions. Text color Used for editing the text color. Click in the left field to display a color palette and select a color. The following options are available on our website for this purpose: Text settings    Language Creates text suggestions for the next two fields in the respective language.2 Individual QuickSupport Preferences As described in the previous section. You can now make it available to your partners.TeamViewer . Otherwise. Title Used for editing the window title. Display settings   Logo You can select your own logo which will be displayed in the top part of the main window. Click on the link Download TeamViewer QuickSupport and save the file. you can create individual QuickSupport modules.Basics 7. An individually created QuickSupport module Note: All the data transmitted on this website are transmitted as encrypted for your security (SSL protocol).

even before a TeamViewer connection.   Users may start chat This additional function provides the user with the option to send you chat messages via QuickSupport. However.Basics  Background color Used for editing the background color. you can assign a fixed password for QuickSupport. enter the access data of your TeamViewer account in the corresponding fields. The function is displayed in QuickSupport only if you are online in your partner list (status: Online. the password for establishing a connection is generated anew with every restart of the QuickSupport module. Add users automatically to partner list If this option is enabled. You partner does not require his own TeamViewer account for this purpose. Select a group name for these users in your partner list.1. you can enter your own disclaimer text (exclusion of liability).1 Creating a TeamViewer Account). An existing TeamViewer account is required for this purpose (see 7. Show disclaimer at startup Here.g. e.  Page 16 of 98 . Access settings  Use random password If this option is selected. It is displayed before the start of TeamViewer QuickSupport.  Password strength Used for selecting the strength of the random password. this excludes the functions underneath the Use random password option. To use this function. Your users must accept it to be able to execute TeamViewer QuickSupport. Click in the left field to display a color palette and select a color. to describe the support case to you. Busy or Away).  Use predefined password Alternatively.TeamViewer . the user of the QuickSupport automatically appears in your partner list as soon as he starts the QuickSupport.

Select the operating system under which the QuickJoin module will later be executed (currently available only for Windows).2 Individual QuickJoin Preferences. all of the usual TeamViewer functions are available for online presentations.aspx. 3. 2. e.TeamViewer .teamviewer. Visit our website: https://www. logo and colors or to permanently store the connection data of the presenter to enable one-click connections. 4. 3. How to configure the QuickJoin customer module: 1.4 QuickJoin Main Window TeamViewer QuickJoin is specifically suited for online presentations or meetings. such as VoIP.3 Connection with TeamViewer QuickJoin). Select the TeamViewer version (available starting with version 6). Participants connect with the presenter via TeamViewer QuickJoin Note: For connections via TeamViewer QuickJoin.Basics 3.1 Configuring QuickJoin The QuickJoin module can also be configured individually. 5. Select the Module to be the QuickJoin option.com/download/customdesign. to adjust text. Whiteboard and Chat. The presentation participants start TeamViewer QuickJoin and enter the connection data of the presenter to connect with him. Page 17 of 98 . More details about the individual options can be found in the chapter 3.4. Webcam.4. Define the different configuration options below the preview image according to your needs. Several participants can connect with the presenter simultaneously and before the start of the presentation (see also 6.g.

Click in the left field to display a color palette and select a color. Text color Used for editing the text color. Click on the link Download your individual TeamViewer QuickJoin and save the file. 7. Display settings   Logo You can select your own logo which will be displayed in the top part of the main window. Note: All the data transmitted on this website are transmitted as encrypted for your security (SSL protocol). Otherwise. Note: A TeamViewer license is required to be able to use the adjusted QuickJoin module without restrictions. Click on Create QuickJoin. The following options are available on our website for this purpose: Text settings    Language Creates text suggestions for the next two fields in the respective language. → The download link of your QuickJoin module appears above the preview image. Title Used for editing the window title.2 Individual QuickJoin Preferences As described in the previous section.TeamViewer .4. 3.  Page 18 of 98 . Text Used for editing the welcome text in the main window. Background color Used for editing the background color. You can now make it available to your partners. Click in the left field to display a color palette and select a color. you can create individual QuickJoin modules.Basics 6. the connection is automatically aborted after five minutes.

Basics Access settings  Partner ID You can store the TeamViewer ID of a selected computer.TeamViewer . from which presentations will be started in the future. Password If you predefined a TeamViewer ID. as predefined ID in QuickJoin. It later appears in the Partner ID field. This enables connections with only one click. you can also define the matching password here. but remains editable. But you should make sure to use the presentation password here since the TeamViewer full version reserves different passwords for Remote Control and Presentation by default.  Page 19 of 98 .

3. Enter the password of the remote computer and click on Log On. 5.1 Remote Control Connecting to a Partner In the remote control mode. → You are connected to your partner’s computer.Advanced Functions. Remote Control . Page 20 of 98 . How to connect with a partner for a remote control: 1. select the Remote Control mode and enter the ID of your partner in the Partner ID field.TeamViewer . Ask your partner to start TeamViewer or TeamViewer QuickSupport. 2. Ask your partner for his TeamViewer ID and password (important: in the full version. the Remote Control tab must be selected). Other possibilities of connecting as well as additional functions for the remote control are described in chapter 5. In the Create Session area. 4. Click on Connect to partner.Remote Control 4 4. 6. you can remotely control your partner's computer. → The TeamViewer Authentication dialog opens. Start TeamViewer and click on the Remote Control tab. This chapter describes how to establish a remote control session between two TeamViewer full versions or a TeamViewer full version and a TeamViewer QuickSupport in just a few steps.

Actions Switch sides with partner Click on this button to change the direction so your partner can control your computer. 4. There is a toolbar under the title bar with buttons for the following actions: Close Connection Quits the current connection.Remote Control 4. The TeamViewer remote window. Lock Computer This button allows you to lock the remote computer.1. Remote reboot  Log off Log off from the system or switch user.2 Operations in the Remote Control Window In the title bar of the remote window.1. You can use your keyboard and your mouse for controlling your partner’s computer. Ctrl+Alt+Delete This button sends a Ctrl+Alt+Delete command to the remote computer.1 The Remote Control Window This chapter discusses your possible actions and options during an ongoing remote control session. you can control your partner’s computer as if you were sitting in front of it.TeamViewer . Please note that this button is only available if TeamViewer runs as a Windows system service. either the partner’s name or ID is displayed. In the remote control window. Page 21 of 98 .

Optimize quality Optimizes the display quality . a dialog window is automatically displayed. Reboot in safe mode Restart the remote computer in safe mode with network drivers. (hotkey: Scroll) Disable remote input Deactivates mouse and keyboard input on the remote computer. You can then re-establish the connection. Send key combinations If activated.TeamViewer . View Quality   Auto select Adjusts quality and speed automatically to the available bandwidth. Custom settings Activates the Custom Settings quality mode. the Show black screen dialog appears. the black screen can be deactivated on the local computer.g. (Only available if the Disable remote input function has been activated first.) Please note: To guarantee a reliable dark screen. Note: With the key combination Ctrl+Alt+Del.ideal for presentations. Here you can install the driver by clicking on the Continue button. Alt+Tab) are transmitted directly to the remote computer and not locally executed. a one-time driver installation can be performed. The quality is reduced in this case optimal for remote control. key combinations (e. Show black screen Switches the monitor of the remote computer to a black screen. If you disable the input and the display on the remote computer.   Page 22 of 98 .Remote Control   Reboot Restart the remote computer. Note: As soon as the remote computer has been restarted. Optimize speed Optimizes the speed of the connection.

Show remote cursor With this option you can show or hide your partner´s cursor. Scaling  Original The screen of your partner is transmitted unscaled. Screen resolution With this menu item you can adjust the screen resolution of the remote computer for the duration of the connection. Refresh Forces a screen refresh for cases when the automatic refresh function does not work. Remove wallpaper This option allows you to remove the remote computer's wallpaper which may lead to an increase in connection speed. Use the cross-hair cursor that appears and click on the desired window. Select single window Allows you to select a single window on the remote machine. If the remote screen has a higher resolution than yours.   Active monitor   Show monitor n Shows the respective monitor of your partner. the screen will be scaled down. this setting will be most suitable. Page 23 of 98 . Full Screen If you have the same resolution on both sides. A lower resolution on the remote computer can lead to an increased performance since less data needs to be transferred. you have the possibility to display them all simultaneously. Show whole desktop Click on this button to show the remote computers whole desktop again. Scaled If your partners screen has a higher resolution. you can navigate with the scrollbar.Remote Control  Edit Custom Settings… Opens the Custom Settings dialog in which you can perform differentiated quality settings for the Custom Settings quality mode.TeamViewer . Show all monitors If you partner has multiple screens.

Multimedia Functions. Page 24 of 98 .TeamViewer . Conference Call Opens an additional widget with the option of starting a conference call or participating in one. Chat Opens a chat widget for written communication with your partner.1 Session Recording). My Video Opens an additional widget for webcam transmission.  File transfer This menu item opens the File transfer dialog which allows you to transfer files between your local and a remote computer (see 4. Stop Stops recording your partner´s screen.    Voice over IP Opens an additional widget for voice transmission. Pause Pauses the recording of your partner's screen.    VPN You can find more information about TeamViewer VPN in the chapter 9.2 File Transfer). Extras Session recording With this menu option you can record your remote control session as a video (see 9.   Start Starts the VPN connection.Remote Control Audio/Video Details about the Audio/Video functions can be found in chapter 8. Stop Stops the VPN connection. Start Starts recording your partner´s screen.3 VPN Connection.

. System information . It is shown automatically as soon as the remote computer requests the key combination (e. Opens the Connection Info dialog. Remote Update Starts checking for a more current version of TeamViewer on the remote computer (see 5.TeamViewer ... see the IP address of the virtual network. Connection Info .g.. Opens a dialog with the system information of the remote computer. Page 25 of 98 . Next Monitor Shows the image of the next monitor if several monitors are active on the remote computer. you can also select the desired monitor under View / Active Monitor or display all monitors at the same time. e. o the computer was locked).4 Remote Update). in which you can.Remote Control  Status Opens the status window. (As an alternative.g.) Ctrl+Alt+Delete Simplifies sending this key combination by clicking on a button.

My Video Opens an additional widget for webcam transmission.Remote Control 4. Conference Call Opens an additional widget with the option of starting a conference call or participating in one. (see chapter 8. now takes over control of the other computer.TeamViewer . Switch sides with partner The partner who has been controlled so far.7 Connection Info) or close this particular connection. Multimedia Functions)  Session list Displays the session list widget again if it was previously closed by clicking on the X button.1. Page 26 of 98 .3 Operations in the Remote Control Window The Remote Control window On the side of the partner that is receiving remote support.) Enabling remote input Enable/Disable Remote Input. Chat Opens a chat widget for written communication with your partner. Functions     Voice over IP Opens an additional widget for voice transmission. Additional Options You can display detailed connection information here (see 5. a small window (the remote control window) offers several options: Close Connection Quits the current connection. (Available only if the initiator of the connection has already changed directions once.

4. 2. please observe the following chapters.2 File Transfer To transfer files to the remote computer. The file transfer dialog allows you to send and receive files to and from the remote computer. There are two ways to start the file transfer window: 1. To receive files or conveniently navigate within a folder structure.2. click on File Transfer in the remote control window. drag the desired file during an ongoing remote session from your local monitor to the remote control window (drag & drop). On the Remote Control tab. During an ongoing remote control session.TeamViewer . Page 27 of 98 .Remote Control 4. select the File Transfer mode when you start the connection.1 The File Transfer Window The File Transfer window allows you to send files to and receive files from your partner’s computer.

Delete (hotkey: Delete) Deletes the selected files and folders. click once on an already selected item to make the name editable.Remote Control 4. Browse to drives (hotkey: Ctrl+Backspace) Changes to the drives view. Create a new folder Creates a new folder. you see your file system on the left and your partner’s file system on the right side.2. Rename To rename a file or folder. You can also reach special Windows folders here. Send (hotkey: F11) Sends the selected files and folders to the remote computer.2 File Transfer Operations In the file transfer dialog. such as My Files and Desktop. The buttons are used to control the file transfer operations: Refresh (hotkey: F5) Refreshes the current folder. Browse to parent folder (hotkey: Backspace) Moves to the parent folder. Page 28 of 98 . Receive (hotkey: F11) Transfers the selected files and folders from the remote computer to the local computer.TeamViewer .

The File transfer event log window Page 29 of 98 .3 The File Transfer Event Log At your partner’s location. all file system operations are logged in the File Transfer Event Log window.2.Remote Control 4.TeamViewer .

The Advanced Authentication dialog Page 30 of 98 . select Windows.) 5. 3. → You are connected to your partner’s computer. In the drop-down field. 4. Click on Log On. 2. → The TeamViewer Authentication dialog opens. 8.Advanced Functions Connecting with Windows Authentication Instead of the TeamViewer Authentication by means of ID and password. Click on Advanced. 9.Remote Control Advanced Functions 5 5. (Windows authentication can be used for all other connection modes as well. 7. On the Remote Control tab.TeamViewer . select the Remote Control connection mode and enter your partner's ID in the ID field in the Create Session section. you can also establish a connection using the ID plus the user name and password of a remote Windows account. 6. Click on Connect to partner. How to connect with Windows Authentication: 1.1 Remote Control . Enter the Windows username and password. → The dialog displays the advanced settings. Ask your partner for his TeamViewer ID. Start TeamViewer. Ask your partner to start TeamViewer or TeamViewer QuickSupport.

Remote Control Advanced Functions Note: For connections to TeamViewer QuickSupport. you first have to enable this functionality in the TeamViewer options menu on the Security tab. you can always establish a connection with your Windows login data.TeamViewer . In TeamViewer Host and in the full version of TeamViewer. Ensure that all Windows logins are secured with strong passwords! Page 31 of 98 .

Your partner list appears on the left side. 2.1. Ask your partner for his TeamViewer ID.com in your web browser. This is particularly suited for spontaneous support to connect to your partner from a random computer.1 Creating a TeamViewer Account).Remote Control Advanced Functions 5. Page 32 of 98 .2 Operations in the Partner List.teamviewer. Ask your partner to start TeamViewer or TeamViewer QuickSupport. → The user interface of the Web Connector will be loaded. Click on Connect. 7. 6. you can learn more on how to manage it. 5. How to connect to your partner via the Web Connector: 1. → The connection window will appear on the right side of the window as soon as you are connected to your partner. Call up the website http://login. Enter the user data of your TeamViewer account and click on Sign in. 3.2 Connecting via the Web Connector If you have already created a TeamViewer account (see 7. 4. you can connect with your partner using your web browser.TeamViewer . In chapter 7. Enter your partner's password in the Password field. The Web Connector is started directly from your browser and is instantly ready for establishing connections. Enter your partner's ID in the TeamViewer ID field in the Establish quick connection section.

only the remote control mode is available.TeamViewer . Adobe Flash has to be installed in your browser. Note: In the Web Connector. Note: The TeamViewer software must always be running on the computer you want to administer. Page 33 of 98 . More enhanced functions are available with the TeamViewer software.Remote Control Advanced Functions Note: In order to use the Web Connector.

With a click on the QuickConnect button. The rest of your desktop will not be visible to your partner. At the same time. If your partner granted you quick access (see 7. The QuickConnect button can be deactivated for all or only individual applications. Page 34 of 98 . but it can also be deactivated if necessary. For this purpose. he will receive a message that you are trying to establish a connection which he needs to accept. the position of the button can be changed.2. Click on the QuickConnect button on the title bar of the application window. Start TeamViewer and log in to your TeamViewer account (QuickConnect only works when you are logged in to your TeamViewer account.1. Select the partner to whom you would like to present the application window.Remote Control Advanced Functions 5. this is activated for almost every application.9 Advanced Category). 3. see 7.1 Creating a TeamViewer Account). 2. By default. you can spontaneously present any application window to a partner in your partner list or even collaborate in a specific application. the Quick Connect button is displayed at the upper side of every application window.TeamViewer . Activate the Allow partner to interact option if you would like to allow your partner to control the respective application as well. 4. The respective setting can be found in the advanced options of TeamViewer (see 10. 5. How to use the Quick Connect button: 1. you will have to enter your partner's password. all available connection partners are displayed. If your partner has not granted you quick access. The QuickConnect button can also be deactivated directly via the button itself.3 Quick Access).3 Connecting via QuickConnect With the QuickConnect function. → The selected application and all of its associated windows will be transmitted to your partner's screen. Open the application which you would like to present to your partner. if needed.

2. This setting can be undone in the advanced options of TeamViewer (see 10. Click on Yes to deactivate the QuickConnect button according to your previous selection. → A dialog with the option of disabling the button in all applications or just this application is displayed.TeamViewer . → The button has been deactivated. Click on the QuickConnect button of an open application and select Disable this feature in the lower part of the menu. Page 35 of 98 .9 Advanced Category).Remote Control Advanced Functions How to deactivate the QuickConnect button in an application: 1.

Remote Control Advanced Functions 5. servers).g. if necessary.4 Remote Update With the Remote Update function. you can be reconnected with the remote computer.TeamViewer . you can update TeamViewer on the remote computer. A requirement for this function is that TeamViewer on the remote side is configured for automatic start with Windows. 2. Follow the instructions in the remote control window.) Page 36 of 98 . Note: After a remote update. The Remote System Information dialog (You can select the text and copy it to the clipboard.5 Remote System Information This function displays information about the remote computer. How to perform a remote update: 1. This function is particularly interesting for updating TeamViewer on unattended computers (e. Click on Extras / Remote Update in the tool bar of the remote control window during a running session. 5.

Hence. While establishing a connection.Remote Control Advanced Functions 5.6 Access Control in its entirety. Actions such as file transfer can also be carried out instantly. you can choose direct full access. you can select an alternative access mode that differs from the standard one. Confirm all Your partner has to confirm all TeamViewer actions. No outgoing connections allowed You cannot establish any outgoing connections from this computer     Examples for access control applications:  You would like to restrict your access flexibly: For remote supporting customers with whom you have a trustworthy relationship or for access of your own workstations.  You can define the default access mode in the options menu on the Remote Control tab (see 10. you can switch to the confirm all mode. The default setting after the TeamViewer installation is Full Access. you can skip the chapter 5.1 Access Control Overview of Access Control Access control allows you to configure the actions which the TeamViewer user on the remote control side carries out during a session after a connection has been established. The Windows administrator defines special custom settings and locks them in TeamViewer. Custom settings You can configure your access settings individually. View and show After confirmation by the partner.TeamViewer . Remote control is not possible with this setting.3 Remote Control Category). Page 37 of 98 .6. you can view the partner's desktop only after his/her confirmation and only take over the control over the remote desktop after a further confirmation.) The following access modes are available:  Full access You can directly control the remote computer. If you are not part of this group. Perfect for use in call or support centers where the supporters should not be able to use all options of TeamViewer. you can view the remote transfer pointers to the remote computer by clicking with the mouse.6 5. For sensitive customers. (This chapter is intended almost exclusively for professional IT service providers.

From the Access Control drop-down list. the default setting defined in your TeamViewer options (see 10. 3.3 Remote Control Category) will be used. Page 38 of 98 . you can only perform further actions if your partner confirms them. In the Confirm all mode. Note: If you do not select an option for access control.6. On the Remote Control tab. click on the icon next to the word Advanced.Remote Control Advanced Functions 5. The access control panel expands and offers further options.2 Selecting the Access Mode for the Current Session How to select the access mode for the current remote control session: 1. you can select the default mode for access control.TeamViewer . select your mode for this connection and click on Log On to establish the connection. In the authentication window you can choose the access mode for the current session. 2. In the authentication dialog.

2. 5. This section explains which settings are defined and what this means for your connection. Click on Details. The Access Control window shows the precise impact of the selected mode.4 Overview of the Detailed Settings for Access Control The following settings can be controlled with Access Control: View remote screen Controls whether the remote screen in a remote control session can be viewed directly or only after the request for viewing the screen has been confirmed. you select a certain combination of settings in each case. → The Access Control Details dialog opens.6. Select the access mode as described above.Remote Control Advanced Functions 5.6.TeamViewer . Possible values:   Allowed After confirmation Remote control Sets the circumstances under which remote control is possible: Possible values:    Allowed After confirmation Denied Page 39 of 98 .3 Access Control Details With the access modes listed above. How can I find out which permissions I have on the remote computer? 1.

Remote Control Advanced Functions File transfer Sets the circumstances under which file transfer is possible: Possible values:    Allowed After confirmation Denied VPN connection Determines whether you can establish a VPN connection during the remote control session. Possible values:    Allowed After confirmation Denied Disabling remote input Determines whether you can disable input at the remote computer during a remote control session. Possible values:    Allowed After confirmation Denied Switch sides with partner Determines under which circumstances a the change of sides is possible: Possible values:   Allowed Denied Page 40 of 98 . Possible values:     Allowed After confirmation Denied On every session start Control remote TeamViewer Determines whether you can control the remote TeamViewer during a remote session. to change the TeamViewer configuration. e.g.TeamViewer .

View and show modes are appropriate for the most usage cases. if the supporter has set full access for the outgoing connection and the connection partner Confirm all.5 Custom Settings The modes >Full Access. In the Custom settings mode. You have selected View and show for outgoing and your partner has Full Access as incoming access mode. you can adjust the incoming access control on the Security tab. You can only view and show things on the partners screen.TeamViewer . Confirm all. For this reason. 5. On the Security tab. As a result.Remote Control Advanced Functions 5. You would like to configure TeamViewer so that your clients have to confirm actions such as file transfer or remote control of their computers. Examples:  You have chosen Full Access for the outgoing Access Control. but your connection partner has chosen Confirm all for incoming connections. you set Access Control (Incoming) to Confirm all. all actions will have to be confirmed first. then these are opposite settings. you can define your own access rights individually.  A dialog informs you about the effective access rights in case of conflicting settings. you can determine the incoming Access Control. This conflict is resolved as follows: If the settings for the local outgoing access control deviate from the remote incoming access control.6. Application example: You purchase TeamViewer and would like to have a uniform remote support solution for your IT employees.6. or an administrator defines this for the supporters. As counterpart for the outgoing access control. you determine which possibilities you have after connecting to a remote computer. Page 41 of 98 . then the effective lowest privileges always apply. It is obvious that deviating settings between the local and remote computer can lead to conflicts: For example.6 Interdependency between Access Control and Security Settings With the outgoing access control.

TeamViewer .Remote Control Advanced Functions The discrepancy between the outgoing access control for the local computer and incoming access control for the remote computer will be shown in a window after the connection has been established. Note: TeamViewer QuickSupport was developed for the spontaneous and straightforward support. the settings of the local computer will always apply. Page 42 of 98 . If you connect to a TeamViewer QuickSupport.

The Connection Info dialog displays information about your current session. Access Control In the Access Control area. Traffic Displays the amount of data transferred. Duration Displays the duration of the session.7 Connection Info The Connection Info dialog informs you about the current connection data. the effective settings of the access control for the current connection are displayed. Version Displays the TeamViewer version used by your connection partner. Page 43 of 98 .Remote Control Advanced Functions 5. You can open this dialog by clicking on Extras in the Remote Control dialog and then on Connection info .TeamViewer . Display Displays information about screen resolution and color depth. Information      Connection type Displays the type of connection being used.

we recommend using TeamViewer QuickJoin (see 6. If all the participants are already on your partner list.Presentation 6 6.teamviewer.   Note: Different passwords are used for Remote Control and Presentation modes. Spontaneous presentations without TeamViewer software at the partner's side can be handled by using our browser-based solution (see 6. e. The current license overview is located on our website: http://www. a password is being generated for your presentation. Note: You can send the TeamViewer ID and password to your participants ahead of the session..g. During the initial start of TeamViewer.3 Connecting via QuickConnect). To do so.. This application can also be adapted to your corporate identity in a simply way. It can subsequently be changed by right-clicking on Password on the Presentation tab or under Extras / Options / Presentation.4 Browser-Based Presentation). You have several options to establish a TeamViewer connection:  If several participants want to see your online presentation.com/licensing/index. link on the Presentation tab. your desktop is transferred to the computer of your partner.1 Presentation Basics In presentation mode. click on the Invite further participants. the QuickConnect button is suitable for the spontaneous presentation of a single application (see 5. Note: Please note that the number of possible simultaneous partners per session is dependent upon your license.TeamViewer . via e-mail.aspx. Page 44 of 98 .3 Connection with TeamViewer QuickJoin).

Ask your partner to start TeamViewer and to click on the Presentation tab. → Underneath the Start Presentation button at the presenter's side. → You are connected to your partner’s computer and are presenting your screen. Click on Start Presentation. Ask your partner to enter the password in this dialog and to click on Log On. 3. the information about the waiting participant appears.2 Connection with TeamViewer Full Version Here you learn how to start a Start presentation if the TeamViewer full version is already installed on both sides. Ask your partner to enter the Partner ID and his name (freely selectable) in the Join Presentation area and to click on the button with the same name. → The TeamViewer Authentication dialog opens at your partner's side. 2. 5. 4. 6. Page 45 of 98 .TeamViewer . Give your partner your ID and the password which are displayed in the Wait for Participants area. → The dialog Please wait until the presenter starts the presentation appears at the participant's side.Presentation 6. Start TeamViewer and click on the Presentation tab. How to connect with a partner for a presentation: 1.

Click on Start Presentation. 3. 6.4. we recommend creating an individual QuickJoin module in your corporate design and to store predefined connection data. or provide it on your website as a download option.3 Connection with TeamViewer QuickJoin TeamViewer QuickJoin is a simple module with which presentation participants can connect with you. How the presentation connection setup with TeamViewer QuickJoin works (example with several participants): 1. 5. Ask your participants to enter the Partner ID and their name (freely selectable) and to click on Join. → Underneath the Start Presentation button at your presenter's side. → The TeamViewer Authentication dialog opens at the participants. via e-mail.Presentation 6.TeamViewer .g. Provide the participants with your ID and the password that are displayed in your Wait for Participants area. If you make presentations more frequently. → The dialog Please wait until the presenter starts the presentation appears at the participants. This allows the participants to connect with you with a simple click (see 3.1 Configuring QuickJoin). Ask your participants to enter the password in this dialog and to click on Log On. Page 46 of 98 . → You are connected with the participants and are presenting your screen. e. the information about the number of Waiting participants who established a connection with you appears. 2. You can send the module to your partners. Start TeamViewer and click on the Presentation tab. Ask your participants to start TeamViewer QuickJoin. 4.

Give your partner your ID and the password which are displayed in the Wait for Participants area. 5.TeamViewer . the information about the waiting participant appears.4 Browser-Based Presentation By means of the browser based presentation you can give a presentation from your TeamViewer to any kind of web browser.Presentation 6. Your partner does not have to run any software for this purpose. Page 47 of 98 . Ask your partner to open the following website in his browser: http://go. 2. → Underneath the Start Presentation button at the presenter's side. Click on Start Presentation. → The dialog Please wait until the presenter starts the presentation appears at the participant's side. Your partner can directly join your presentation through his/her web browser Note: Adobe Flash has to be installed in the web browser to allow this kind of presentation. → Your partner is now connected and will see your desktop in his/her web browser. Start TeamViewer and click on the Presentation tab.com 3.teamviewer. Ask your partner to enter the ID and password as well as a name in the respective fields on the website and click on Connect to partner. How to give a presentation to your partner's web browser: 1. 4.

the control panel will appear in the bottom right corner of the screen and will offer a variety of actions for controlling the session. Continue presentation (hotkey: Pause) Your screen is broadcast live again (this option is available only if you previously clicked on Pause presentation ). Please note that some of the described functions are not available in the browserbased presentation. Page 48 of 98 .TeamViewer . Single connections can be closed in the Session list widget. Functions Here you can display individual widgets again by clicking on the respective name if you previously closed them by clicking on the respective X. Single widgets (control menus) can be docked. undocked and moved freely by simply dragging and dropping them. You will find here a complete list of all the widgets as well as the following functions: Pause presentation (hotkey: Pause) The connection will be paused and your partner(s) will see your 'frozen' screen which will let you perform tasks on your desktop the attendees of the presentation are not supposed to see.Presentation 6. toolbar widgets The Presentation Control Panel The following actions are available in the toolbar: Close all connections Closes the connections with all partners.5 Operations in the Presentation Control Panel As soon as you have started a presentation session.

(Not available with the browser-based presentation. Custom settings Activates the Custom Settings quality mode. Show all monitors Lets you present all monitors at the same time. Edit Custom Settings… Opens the Custom Settings dialog in which you can perform differentiated quality settings for the quality mode Custom Settings .    Active monitor   Show n monitor Lets you present only the selected monitor. The following options are available in the widgets section: Session list The Session list widget Switch sides with partner Changes the viewing direction so that you will be able to see your partner's desktop.Presentation Remove wallpaper This option removes the wallpaper of the local computer which allows a faster performance Quality   Auto select Adjusts quality and speed automatically to the available bandwidth.TeamViewer . Optimize quality Optimizes the display quality . the display quality may be reduced which is ideal for connections with low bandwidth.ideal for presentations.) Page 49 of 98 . Optimize speed Optimizes the connection speed.

TeamViewer . The Local Monitor widget Application selection This function allows you to quickly select which applications / windows should be presented.Presentation Enable/Disable Remote Input Allows your partner to control / no longer control your computer. Additional Options   Connection Info . Remove the check mark for the application(s) that you do not want to present. Opens the Connection Info dialog (see chapter 5. The Application selection widget   Present all windows Shows all windows on your desktop Present new windows Shows only the windows that you open during the presentation Page 50 of 98 . Remote input is disabled by default..7 Connection Info). His mouse clicks will be displayed as large blue mouse pointer so that your partner can highlight interesting items during a presentation. Close connection Closes the current connection with this particular partner. This gives you an overview on which application windows are visible for your partner and which are not. Local Monitor Thanks to this function you can see you own desktop from your partner's perspective. Your partner is only able to see your desktop..

The Conference call widget Page 51 of 98 .1 Audio Transmission). you can also start a conference call as an alternative (see chapter 8. My Video Here you can control the settings for your webcam (see chapter 8.TeamViewer .4 Conference Call).2 Video Transmission). The Video widget Audio Transmission This function allows controlling the audio transmission (VoIP) (see chapter 8.Presentation Note: In the Options menu under the Presentation category. you can select whether all applications / windows are activated or deactivated by default at the beginning of the presentation (see 10. The VoIP widget Conference call If not all of the attendees have a headset at hand.4 Presentation Category).

TeamViewer . With a right click on the icon you can select the color of the frame and the filling as well as the width of the line. Ellipse Draws an ellipse. The Whiteboard widget On/Off Shows / hides all previous drawings. With a right click on the icon you can select a color and the size of the pen. Press Ctrl while drawing to draw a square. Press Ctrl and Shift simultaneously to draw a circle with center alignment. Control mode Pauses the drawing mode and lets you control the computer normally. Press Shift to center the rectangle. Marker pen For highlighting texts. With the tools in the drawing palette you can draw or write anything on the desktop. Rectangle Draws a rectangle. Eraser Deletes parts of a drawing. With a right click on the icon you can select a color and the size of the pen. With a right click on the icon you can select the size of the tool. Press Ctrl and Shift simultaneously to draw a square with center alignment. Pen Lets you make freehand drawings. The same can be achieved with a right click on the desktop. Press Ctrl while drawing to draw a circle.Presentation Whiteboard Displays a drawing palette. Page 52 of 98 . With a right click on the icon you can select the color of the frame and the filling as well as the width of the line. Press Shift to center the ellipse.

color and type. Chat Through the integrated chat you can exchange messages with your partner. (This widget is deactivated by default and can be activated in the Functions menu. write your comment and then click a second time to define the direction of the speech bubble.Presentation Text Write a text. With a right-click on the icon. you can determine the font size. With a right-click on the icon. Balloon Draws a speech bubble.) The Chat widget Page 53 of 98 . color and font. you can determine the font size. Click on the place where you would like to create a speech bubble.TeamViewer .

TeamViewer Partner List 7 7. For more information please refer to the TeamViewer Manager manual. The partner list is an ideal means for spontaneous teamwork across distant locations. worldwide accessible partner list Instant Messaging function including group chat.1 TeamViewer Partner List TeamViewer Account In the TeamViewer partner list you can create your connection partners (or computers).g.TeamViewer . Aside from that TeamViewer offers additional useful functions e. Page 54 of 98 . The partner list offers you the following benefits:        Online display: Who of your partners is online? Quick connection without entering an ID Immediate sessions without password entry Central. you can see at a glance which partners (computers) are online Note: The partner list can be synchronized with the TeamViewer Manager database.including Offline display Partner management including a notes function In the Partner List. You can see at a glance which partners (computers) are online and then connect directly through the partner list via TeamViewer. offline messages and blacklist Own availability status selectable in the partner list . instant messaging.

Step 1 of 2. e. → After confirming the second step in the wizard. enter the required data for User name. The partner list is bound to this account and not to a specific computer.TeamViewer . assign a name and an access password for your computer to be able to access it remotely. It also allows you to assign your Premium or Corporate license to your account (see chapter 10. Click on the link in your e-mail to confirm your e-mail address and thus complete the creation of your TeamViewer account. your e-mail address or password. you will have to create a TeamViewer account. 3.5 Partner List Category). you just have to log on to your respective TeamViewer account to work with your personal partner list. you will receive an e-mail with an activation link.g. In the dialog window Create TeamViewer account . Creating the TeamViewer account via the website Page 55 of 98 . In the second step. E-mail and Password.TeamViewer Partner List 7. Click on the button in the lower right corner of the TeamViewer main application window in order to show the partner list. If you want to make any changes later on. use the account management. 4. How to create a TeamViewer account: 1.1 Creating a TeamViewer Account In order to use the partner list. Click on the Sign Up text link or button in the partner list → A wizard appears that guides you in two steps to create a TeamViewer account.1. 2. 5. That means for you that wherever you are. → The Partner list window appears.

you can create a new account via the Register link. You can also manage your TeamViewer account directly in TeamViewer. → A window with the settings of your account will be displayed. 2. please read chapter 10.com.5 Partner List Category.com in a web browser.2 Managing the TeamViewer Account The most important settings for your TeamViewer account can also be managed through a web browser. Enter the user name and password of your TeamViewer account and click on Sign in. 7.teamviewer. Click on Edit profile.1. Note: A TeamViewer account is not necessary for using TeamViewer! A TeamViewer account is required merely for the additional functionality of the partner list and the online status information. Call up the website http://login. The account management in the web browser can also be accessed from anywhere even if no TeamViewer is installed. Page 56 of 98 .teamviewer. you can also create a TeamViewer account via our website. → The interface of the Web Connector and your partner list will be loaded.TeamViewer Partner List Note: Alternatively. Here. How to open the TeamViewer account management in your web browser: 1. For more details. In the web browser. enter the URL http://login.TeamViewer . 3.

You can spontaneously log on to your account from any TeamViewer.TeamViewer Partner List 7. How to log in to your TeamViewer account: 1. Click on the button in the lower right corner of the TeamViewer main application window in order to show the partner list.1. enter the data you specified during the sign-up process. you should never activate the functions Remember me and Remember my password.TeamViewer . 3. Aside from that you should always sign out when you leave the computer. In the upper area of the partner list. Note: On external (public) computers. Note: If you own a Premium or Corporate license and your license is also assigned to your account. How to sign out from your TeamViewer account: 1. → You are logged on now and your partner list (which will be empty at the first log in) will appear. Click on Log On. 2.3 Logging in to Your TeamViewer Account You can log on to any TeamViewer (except for QuickSupport or TeamViewer Host) using your TeamViewer account. click on your display name to open the menu and select the entry Sign Out. In the fields User name and Password. → You have signed out. Page 57 of 98 . this license is also valid for unlicensed TeamViewer installations as long as you are logged in.

friends.TeamViewer Partner List 7. Add Partner Creates a new partner. account name or ID) as soon as you type anything into the search field.) If any inactivity exceeds 5 minutes. You can use it for grouping your partners according to any criteria.g. Account menu In the upper area of the partner list. e. colleagues...2 Operations in the Partner List Add Group Creates a new group. Page 58 of 98 . customers.. you can call up the account management in TeamViewer via the Edit profile. your availability status is automatically set to IN addition. Delete Deletes a marked group or partner. clients.. click on your display name to open a menu in which you can select your availability status. Remote control Creates a remote control session with the marked partner. menu item and sign out of your account via Sign Out.. Search Looks for groups or partners in your partner list (group name. Partner Properties Opens the dialog Partner Properties where details of the partner can be displayed and changed.TeamViewer . Your current status is displayed with matching colors in the TeamViewer tray icon You have the choice between Online Busy Away Show as offline Away.

Click on the Add Partner button.TeamViewer . → The Add Group dialog opens. 3. but away. In the menu item Group you can determine to which group the partner should be added. Click on OK. specify whether you want to add a TeamViewer account or a TeamViewer ID. In the Partner Type option field. Busy Indicates that the partner or a computer is online.2. → A new group will be created and will appear in the partner list.1 Icons in the Partner List Online Indicates that the partner or a computer is accessible via TeamViewer. Enter your partner's account name in the field Account name. Mark the group to which a new partner is supposed to be added. but busy. 7. 5. Later on you can assign the partner to a new group by drag & drop or via the context menu. Offline Indicates that the partner or a computer is currently not accessible via TeamViewer. Enter the name of the group in the Group name field. → The Add Partner dialog opens. How to create a new partner: 1. Click on the Add Group button. 2.TeamViewer Partner List 7. Away Indicates that the partner or a computer is online. 4.2 Adding Groups and Partners to Your Partner List How to create a new group: 1. 2. (In the TeamViewer ID field. 3.) Page 59 of 98 . Group Groups help you keep your partner list well organized.2. enter the ID of the remote computer if you want to add a computer.

TeamViewer Partner List 6. you can add TeamViewer accounts and TeamViewer IDs. If your customer starts QuickSupport.3 Quick Access). 7. Note: When you create an individual QuickSupport module on our website.TeamViewer . you have the option of storing a predefined password for this ID .in the Password field.2. Page 60 of 98 . If you added a partner via his/her TeamViewer account you have the option of activating the Grant quick access check box to allow the partner to establish a simplified connection (see 7. it automatically appears in your partner list and you can reach it with a single click. In the field Notes you can enter some information on this partner 9. If you added a computer via a TeamViewer ID. Assign an alias in the field Alias which will then be displayed in the partner list. Click on OK. → The new partner has been created and will appear in the partner list. you can directly enter your partner list data in the process.if known . 8. In the partner list.

4. Select Remote Control (quick access) or Presentation (quick access) from the context menu (right-click on the partner). → Your Partner can now access your computer using quick access. Select Properties from the context menu (right-click on the partner) → The Partner Properties dialog will open up. How to establish a remote support connection via quick access: 1.TeamViewer . your partner can do without entering a password and directly establish a connection to your computer. Note: Only partners can be granted quick access.3 Quick Access Particularly for teamwork as well as for remote support and presentations quick access can be an interesting option. → On your partner desktop the dialog remote support (Quick Access) will pop up. Page 61 of 98 . 2. 3. → The connection will be established. For computers added via ID.2. Click on OK. 2. You partner can confirm the access by clicking on Allow. How to grant quick access to your partner: 1. you can store a permanent password instead. Mark the respective partner in the partner list. Activate the check box Grant quick access. If you activate the check box Grant quick access in the Partner Properties.TeamViewer Partner List 7. Mark the respective partner in the partner list.

TeamViewer . 2. you can invite further partners to a group chat. online status.5 Partner Chat and Offline Messages). he will receive the message immediately in a new chat window and you can exchange messages in real time. Presentation (quick access) In case your partner has granted you quick access. Presentation. he will receive the message as soon as he logs on. TeamViewer version) not all functions might be available. How to send a message to a partner and invite further partners to a chat session: 1.2 Adding Groups and Partners to Your Partner List). If your partner is online.3 Quick Access). Delete Deletes the partner irreversibly from your partner list.2. Please note that depending on the type of partner (user or computer. In addition.TeamViewer Partner List 7. Open the context menu of the respective partner (right-click on the partner) and select the Send message option. → Your message is displayed in the upper field and is being sent directly or later depending on whether the partner is currently online in TeamViewer or not.4 Partner Context Menu You can access the partner context menu by making a right click on a partner. Page 62 of 98 . Write your message in the lower text box and click on Send or press the Enter key on your keyboard. Remote Control (quick access). → The Chat dialog opens up. browser-based module. VPN Establishes the respective connection to the partner.2.2.5 Partner Chat and Offline Messages You can send instant messages to any partner in your partner list. File Transfer. Remote Control.2. If the partner is currently not online. Rename Offers the possibility to enter a new alias for the partner. Properties Opens the Partner Properties dialog which offers the Partner Type option in addition to the same functions as the Add Partner dialog (see 7.2. The context menu offers the following functions:   Send message Opens the Chat dialog (see 7.     7. you can establish a connection without entering a password (see 7.

You can also send additional messages.TeamViewer . 4. In addition. Note: If your partner is offline. If your partner is online.2. → The selected partner will receive you invitation message.6 Operations in the Chat Window From within the chat window. In order to invite further partners to your chat session. they will be displayed in the left part of the window. even if the dialog was closed in the meantime (does not apply to group chat). If you are connected with more than one chat partner. he can directly respond to your message. click on Invite in the menu and select the desired partner. Then click on OK to send your invitation. he will receive all the messages you have sent to him as soon as he logs back in. Note: You can only invite partners to an existing chat who are currently logged in to TeamViewer.TeamViewer Partner List 3. you can display the partner properties or initiate the following operations via the Connect button:       Remote Control (quick access) Presentation (quick access) Remote control Presentation File transfer VPN Page 63 of 98 . you can change the default invitation text. he will be displayed as an additional partner in the current chat dialog and he can join the conversation. 7. If he joins the chat.

then your customer can send messages to you via the chat dialog after starting his QuickSupport. even before a TeamViewer connection has been established. The QuickSupport customer module with chat window Page 64 of 98 . 7. the initiating partner can be added to the blacklist. In chapter 3.TeamViewer Partner List Chat window from which TeamViewer connections can be started In the chat window.3.7 Pre-Chat via TeamViewer QuickSupport If you create the TeamViewer QuickSupport customer module on our website for your customers.1 Configuring QuickSupport you can learn more about activating this function.TeamViewer .2. If you also activate Users may start the chat. In addition. the recipient of a chat message can add the initiating partner to his partner list if he has not yet been added to the partner list. The blocked partner can be removed again from the blacklist with a single click. you can also specify your partner list data.

Page 65 of 98 . no chat window appears in the QuickSupport of your customer.TeamViewer Partner List Note: If you did not log in to the partner list (offline) or selected Show as offline as your status. It will only be available in QuickSupport as soon as you are online.TeamViewer .

Multimedia Functions 8 8. 2. Note: Closing the VoIP widget does not close the audio transmission. click on Transmit my audio now.1. To end the transmission again. To start a transmission.1. → The audio options menu will open up.2 Audio Options symbol in the bottom right corner of the To get to the Audio Options. 3.1 8. click on Stop audio transmission. Set the desired volume for your speakers and your microphone.TeamViewer . you can save costs for phone calls and get in touch with your partners with a few clicks of the mouse. 8. After establishing a connection with your partner. How to establish a VoIP connection: 1. click on the Audio/Video / Voice over IP option in the TeamViewer menu. → The VoIP widget opens up and starts blinking.1 Multimedia Functions Audio Transmission Establishing an Audio Transmission to a Partner With Voice over IP (VoIP). All you need is a headset or microphone and loudspeakers. The Audio menu Page 66 of 98 . 4. please click on the VoIP widget.

Multimedia Functions You have the following setting options:   Speakers Selects the corresponding loudspeakers. you will hear a sound that is used to check the volume.TeamViewer . Volume Adjusts the desired volume of your loudspeakers.      Note: You will also find the same menu under Extras / Options / Audio. Noise threshold Allows removing any degree of background noise. Mute (speakers) Completely mutes your loudspeakers. Microphone level Adjusts the desired volume of your microphone. Mute (microphone) Completely mutes your microphone. Microphone Selects the corresponding microphone. Page 67 of 98 . By clicking on the Play button.

but also to see you. How to establish a video transmission with your partner: 1. 3. In order to do that. you can transmit your video with a webcam. Here you can specify the size of your video.2. 8. → The Video options menu opens. After having successfully connected to your partner. Select Video Preferences to display the Advanced video options.2 Video Options With the video options. click on the Audio/Video / My Video menu item in the menu bar at the top part of the window. click on Stop video transmission. To end the transmission. you can make changes to your camera settings. click on Transmit my video now. TeamViewer video options Page 68 of 98 .Multimedia Functions 8.2.TeamViewer .2 8. 2. → The webcam widget will pop up.1 Video Transmission Establishing a Video Transmission to a Partner If you want your partner not only to hear. click on the icon in the lower right corner of the video widget. To start sharing your webcam.

TeamViewer .Multimedia Functions You have the following setting options:   Video source Lets you define your default webcam. you can adjust more advanced settings of the respective model. Page 69 of 98 . Video driver settings Depending on the webcam. Quality You can choose between Automatic quality selection (automatically determines the best ratio between quality and speed).  Note: You will find the same menu under Extras / Options / Video. Optimize quality and Optimize speed.

If you click on the icon at the bottom right. You can start a chat session by clicking on the Audio / Video / Chat menu item in the remote support window or the control window. Just click on the menu item Audio / Video / Conference call in the remote support window or the control window. remote control). The Chat widget 8. you can also start a conference call as an alternative. you can save the chat session as a text file. You will be asked to enter the conference pin via the keys of your telephone pad.g. You will instantly be connected with all the participants that have joined the conference call with their PIN. Then select your country and dial the service number displayed underneath it.4 Conference Call If not all of the attendees have a headset at hand. The Conference call widget Page 70 of 98 .TeamViewer .3 Chat The Chat window allows you to chat with your partner during an active session (e.Multimedia Functions 8.

. in the TeamViewer application window → The Open file dialog appears. click on Extras / Record / Stop. How to play back a recorded session: 1.. Page 71 of 98 . To finish the recording. The recording is made in TeamViewer's own . 2. Note: You can also play the file by double-clicking on it in Windows Explorer.tvs file format.Miscellaneous Functions 9 9. This ensures that the file is unchangeable and can also be used for revision purposes. Click on Extras / Record / Start in the menu of the remote control window to start the recording. 2.1 Miscellaneous Functions Session Recording During the session. TeamViewer is automatically started and plays back the recorded session. Note: If you would like to record all your sessions. or just close the TeamViewer session. Click on Extras and Play recorded session. → The video clip will be played back in TeamViewer.TeamViewer . → A window will ask where you would like to save your file. Chose the desired file. you have the option of recording your remote session as a movie. please navigate to the option Extras / Options / Remote Control / Automatically record remote control sessions . How to record a session: 1.

Page 72 of 98 .TeamViewer .2 Channel Use If you possess a Premium (or Corporate) license with several session channels. This dialog can be found in the menu Help / About / Channel use. This dialog shows which IDs are currently having a session. this dialog will give you an overview of the current use of the channels of your license.Miscellaneous Functions 9.

Miscellaneous Functions 9. SQL Server Management Studio). In a support case. Professional IT staff will know the possibilities and advantages of this connection. both computers are in a common virtual network. access remote databases from your local frontend (e. Prerequisites 9. you can establish a virtual private network between you and your partner.9 Advanced Category. Page 73 of 98 .1     Examples for the Usage of TeamViewer VPN You can print documents on the shared printer of the remote computer. See 10. Note: If you connect to the remote PC with TeamViewer VPN. 9. You can use an application locally on your machine which accesses a remote database by having a VPN connection to the remote database server (e. Note: The VPN driver can also be installed afterwards. Further computers in the respective LANs of both computers are not included.3. Make peripheral devices (e. Note: You do not need TeamViewer VPN for remote control of the partner PC or transferring files.3 VPN Connection With the VPN option.g. You can access the network resources of the other computer and your partner can also access the resources of your own local computer.TeamViewer . Uninstalling or reinstalling TeamViewer itself is not necessary.3.2 A prerequisite for the use of TeamViewer VPN is that TeamViewer is installed on both sides with the option Use TeamViewer VPN.g.g. printer) and files in your local system accessible to external partners. Two computers that are connected via VPN are in a common network. for a home office).

Click on Connect to partner. Enter the password of the remote computer and click on Log On. select the VPN option and enter the ID of your partner in the Partner ID field. you have the following options:  In the Current VPN Connection drop-down menu. you can close the selected connection.TeamViewer window. Start TeamViewer and click on the Remote Control tab. you can click on the menu bar item Extras. then VPN and Start in the remote control. Alternatively.4 Operations in the VPN .3. If you click on the Close connection button. (Please note that you may have to authenticate yourself at the remote computer.3. → The TeamViewer Authentication dialog opens. 2.3 Connecting to a Partner This section describes how to establish a VPN connection from TeamViewer to TeamViewer in a few simple steps (VPN is not supported by TeamViewer QuickSupport).TeamViewer Window In the VPN . 3. → You are connected to your partner’s computer and the VPN .TeamViewer . window during a remote control session. 9. Ask your partner for his TeamViewer ID and the password which are displayed in the Wait for connect area. In the Status section.Miscellaneous Functions 9. How to establish a VPN connection: 1. In the Create Session area. you can test the VPN connection using two buttons:     The Share files via Explorer button opens Windows Explorer with access to the remote files.) The Test ping button sends a ping signal for testing the network  Page 74 of 98 .TeamViewer dialog appears. Ask your partner to start TeamViewer and to click on the Remote Control tab. 5. In the Actions section. 6. you can see your IP address and the IP address of your partner. 4. you can define in case of multiple VPN connections to which connection the information displayed in the dialog and possible actions refer.

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Enter the password of the remote computer and click on Log On.1 LAN Connection Activating LAN Connections Connections in the local network can also be initiated via the IP address (or the computer name). Page 76 of 98 . 2. 4. For Incoming LAN connections. you have to configure TeamViewer to accept incoming LAN connections. a regular symmetrical encryption without Public/Private Key exchange will be used. Start TeamViewer and click on the Remote Control tab. For this purpose. none of our servers is involved. 3. 5.4. → The TeamViewer Authentication dialog opens. File Transfer. 6. Note: Please note that in the special case of direct connections within your own LAN.TeamViewer . Click on Extras / Options / General. Select the desired connection mode (Remote Control. → You are connected to your partner’s computer. Click on Connect to partner. Ask your partner for his IP address and TeamViewer password. select the option accept from the drop-down menu. 9. How to activate incoming LAN connections: 1.4 9. VPN) and enter your partner's IP address in the Partner ID field under Create Session.2 Connecting to a Partner This section describes in simple steps how to establish a LAN connection between two TeamViewer applications (TeamViewer QuickSupport does not support this function). Ask your partner to start TeamViewer and to click on the Remote Control tab. How to establish a LAN connection: 1. 2. Therefore.4.Miscellaneous Functions 9.

Start TeamViewer with Windows TeamViewer starts automatically with Windows so that it is executed directly after the start of Windows and before the Windows logon. Close to tray menu Minimizes TeamViewer to the system tray (info area of the taskbar) after closing the program.accept exclusively The computer will not establish a connection to the TeamViewer network and is only available via its IP address Page 77 of 98 . This text is displayed in the title bar of the remote control window and in the Chat window on the partner side. While you are logged into your TeamViewer account.4 LAN Connection). Incoming LAN connection .2 Proxy Settings Dialog).1 Options in the General Category The General category includes the most commonly used settings: Important options for working with TeamViewer:  Your display name Enter your (company) name here.accept Accepts incoming LAN connections via port 5938 (see 9. TeamViewer can subsequently be shut down with a right-click on the icon in the system tray. Connection in local network (via IP address):    Incoming LAN connections deactivated LAN connections are not allowed.TeamViewer . Incoming LAN connections .   Network settings:  Proxy settings Configure opens the Proxy settings dialog (see 10.1.1.1 General Category 10. the display name of your account is used instead.Options 10 Options 10.

TeamViewer - Options

The General category provides the most basic setting options.

10.1.2 Proxy Settings Dialog In most cases, the default settings (Use web browser proxy settings) are sufficient. You can use custom settings, for example, if you have not configured the proxy settings in your browser.   No proxy Use this setting if you are directly connected to the Internet. Use web browser proxy settings (recommended) Use this setting if you are behind a proxy server and the proxy settings are already configured in your browser (e.g. Internet Explorer or Firefox). Use manual proxy Use this setting to manually enter the data of your proxy server.
In the Proxy Settings dialog, you can configure access to the Internet if you have a proxy server..

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TeamViewer - Options

10.2 Security Category
In this category, you can change all security-related settings. Permanent password for unattended access:  Password When you enter a password in the Password field, it can be used as an alternative to the automatically generated session password to access your computer.

Windows logon: In this drop-down menu, you can determine whether remote users can connect to the local computer using their Windows credentials instead of the TeamViewer password.    Not allowed Default setting. An authentication is possible only with the TeamViewer password. Allowed for administrators only Windows administrators can connect with their admin credentials. Allowed for all users All users of the computer can connect via the Windows authentication routine.

Password strength for spontaneous access: Select how secure (i.e. complex) the automatically generated password is supposed to be which will be regenerated with every start of the application.      Standard (4 digits) The password consists of 4 digits. Secure (6 characters) The password consists of 6 characters. Secure (8 characters) The password consists of 8 characters. Very secure (10 characters) The password consists of 10 characters. Disabled TeamViewer will not generate any session password.

Note: If you disable the session password and you have not defined a fixed password in the General category, you will not be able to connect to the computer. Note: If you activated the Start TeamViewer with Windows option, the session password will automatically be set at least to Secure (6 characters).

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TeamViewer - Options

Note: If you activated the Windows logon option, the security of your computer depends directly on the strength (complexity) of the Windows passwords of all Windows users of this computer. Ensure that all Windows logins are secured with strong passwords!

Rules for connections to this computer:  Black and whitelist Opens the Black and whitelist dialog. In this dialog, you may either explicitly store the IDs that are allowed access to the local computer (whitelist), or the IDs that are denied access to the local computer (blacklist).
The Black and whitelist dialog

Note: Please note that when you configure a black or whitelist, you are in danger of locking yourself out! If you should replace your remote control computer, the new computer will receive a new ID. Use this function only if you can either access the computer locally if need be, or always enter multiple IDs/partners (TeamViewer account) in your whitelist.

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View and show Your connection partner can look at your desktop. therefore. button offers you the possibility to define individual settings and.6 Access Control. to disable different features completely. Custom Settings The Configure.     (Further details are located in chapter 5... you can change all security-related settings.) In the Security category.Options Access Control  Full Access This option allows your connection partner to have immediate access to all functions of the local computer. to allow after confirmation or to permit from the beginning of the session. Confirm all Your connection partner can initially only look at the desktop of your computer.TeamViewer . Any further actions have to be agreed on by you. Page 81 of 98 . but cannot control it. No incoming connections allowed No incoming connections are allowed.

the Custom settings.Options 10. depending on the available bandwidth) Custom Settings When you select Custom Settings. This button opens the Custom Settings dialog (see 10.3.    Remove remote wallpaper Removes the remote desktop background during the session. Display:  Quality Here you can select from the following:    Automatic quality selection Optimize quality Optimize speed (default setting .3. button is enabled. Session recording:  Automatically record remote control sessions The session recording starts automatically at the beginning of the session.TeamViewer .an attempt is made to reach the best speed. Rules for access to other computers:  Access Control Allows you to configure which level of access your partners have on your computer... The settings in this dialog have an impact on all future remote support sessions. Confirm all You can initially only look at the desktop of the remote computer. View and show You can look at the desktop of the remote computer.3 Remote Control Category 10. but you cannot control it.2 Custom Settings Dialog).  Full Access This option allows you to have immediate access to all functions of the computer.1 Options in the Remote Control Category The Remote Control category offers settings for TeamViewer's remote control sessions. You can specify in which directory the recordings are saved. Page 82 of 98   . For further actions your connected partner has to agree. Show your partner's cursor Displays the movement of your partner's mouse cursor on your desktop.

In the Access Control Details dialog. you can perform all the settings about quality. Page 83 of 98 .. session recording or access to other computers.  In the Remote Control category. No outgoing connections allowed No outgoing connections are allowed..TeamViewer . you can perform the detail settings for the Custom Settings mode. therefore. button offers you the possibility to define individual settings and.Options  Custom Settings The Configure. to allow after confirmation or to permit from the beginning of the session. to disable different features completely.

a lossy compression is used to minimize the data volume. button. Quality You can set the display quality level here. More colors require more bandwidth. If you use the color modes High or True Color and move the quality control to the left. You can improve performance by reducing the color depth. you can configure quality options. Disable Aero Glass Disables Aero Glass on Windows Vista / Windows 7 remote computers to improve performance.3.TeamViewer . You can specify your custom settings here..  Colors You can set the desired color depth here.2 Custom Settings Dialog The custom settings dialog is only available if you select Custom settings in the quality drop-down menu of the display settings and click on the Custom Settings.    In the Custom Settings dialog. Page 84 of 98 .. Improve application compatibility Increases the compatibility with older Windows applications at the expense of lower performance.Options 10.

Display:  Quality Here you can select from the following:   Automatic quality selection Optimize speed Default setting .g. a TeamViewer session is established identical to TeamViewer version 5. button is enabled. Use TeamViewer 5 presentation mode If activated. Rules for presentation connections   Allow presentations This option allows you to generally forbid presentations.    Remove own wallpaper Removes the wallpaper of the local computer during the session. Change direction allowed If enabled. That is.. by adding a participant on the Presentation tab of the TeamViewer main window.TeamViewer . This button opens the Custom Settings dialog (see 10. Allow partner to interact If enabled. the presenter establishes the TeamViewer connection. the input on the remote computer can be activated during a presentation.2 Custom Settings Dialog). the direction can be changed during a presentation so that you can see the remote computer. to achieve the best possible image quality Optimize speed Custom Settings When you select Custom Settings. Change presentation password Here you define your presentation password which henceforth applies to your presentations. The settings in this dialog have an impact on all presentation sessions. The password can be changed again at any time.4 Presentation Category The Presentation category offers settings for the TeamViewer Presentation mode..Options 10.    Page 85 of 98 . e.an attempt is made. the Custom settings. The connected partner is then able to operate your presentation machine.3.

you can define all the rules for your presentation connections. Use application selection to unblock windows during session Only those applications/windows which you activate during the presentation inn the application selection are transmitted (see 6.  In the Presentation category. Page 86 of 98 .Options  Initiation options  Show entire screen on startup Shows the entire desktop at the start of a TeamViewer presentation.TeamViewer .5 Operations in the Presentation Control Panel).

Local settings     Offline partners in separate group Organizes all offline partners in one group. This license applies henceforth if you are logged in. E-mail Edit this field to change your e-mail address. At the same time. Delete account (only available in the web browser) Click on Delete account to permanently delete your TeamViewer account. Notify me of incoming messages Informs you with a short message when you have received a message from a partner.Options 10. Next.5 Partner List Category You can manage your TeamViewer account in this category and make some additional settings for your partner list. you are displayed as Online only for partners found on your list. If you add a user name you will not be displayed as Online to this user anymore and will not receive any messages from him either. even if you are using unlicensed TeamViewer installations. your partner list will also be permanently deleted. click on Activate License. Please note that by deleting your TeamViewer account. you can assign it to your TeamViewer account. please click on the link Activate license and enter your license key. only those partners can send messages to you. Only partner in my list may see my online status and send messages to me If this option is activated. Account settings     Display name Enter a name with which you can recognize your partners during a session. Show partner list on startup Shows the partner list besides the main screen when you start TeamViewer.TeamViewer . Activated license If you have a Premium or a Corporate license. You will be asked one more time if you would really like to delete your account. New password Edit this field to change the password for your TeamViewer account. Page 87 of 98    .. Notify me when partners sign in Informs you when a partner has signed in to his TeamViewer account. Here you can maintain a blacklist for user names of other users. Blacklist for accounts .. To do so.Configure.

If you would like to prevent connections from particular TeamViewer IDs. Note: All the settings you make in the Local Preferences section only affect the computer you are currently working with (or for the partner list in the Web Connector). Note: The blacklist in this category is only for functions within the partner list. Page 88 of 98 . The settings in the Settings for account section are stored centrally and apply for any computer as soon as you log on to your TeamViewer account. The account management in TeamViewer provides additional options.2 Security Category).Options  Current password (only necessary in the web browser) Enter your current password to confirm your changes.TeamViewer . please use the blacklist and whitelist function in the Security category (see 10.

TeamViewer .Options 10.1 Audio Transmission. Page 89 of 98 .6 Audio Category In this category. you can change setting for your VoIP connections and test them. Details can be found in chapter 8.

Details can be found in chapter 8.2 Video Transmission.7 Video Category In this category. you can select a webcam and test its quality and settings.TeamViewer .Options 10. Page 90 of 98 . You can also perform additional settings for the video driver.

In the Custom invitation category. Page 91 of 98 .    Template Offers various texts as template.TeamViewer . the invitation e-mail is being generated in your e-mail program.8 Custom Invitation Category The Custom invitation category provides you with the possibility to invite your business partner quickly and uncomplicated by e-mail to a remote control session or presentation. After activating the Test invitation button. Invitation message Here you can set the template text of your invitation mail individually. Note: The template texts contain various placeholders. If necessary. Subject Here you can change the subject line of your invitation e-mail. Click on Test invitation to view the final text.Options 10. Note: An invitation via e-mail can be generated via TeamViewer only if an e-mail program is configured on your computer. You can then send the e-mail directly from this application. you can create an individual invitation email. you can always replace them with your own texts. Clicking on Reset restores the default mail.

you can perform advanced settings in your TeamViewer. Hide online status for this TeamViewer ID If activated. This allows.4 Terminal Server Operation). QuickConnect Button Configure opens the Configure QuickConnect dialog (see 10. for example. Accept messages from trusted accounts If activated. your TeamViewer ID (computer) is not displayed as online on any partner list. it is necessary to restart TeamViewer.TeamViewer .9 Advanced Category In the Advanced category. Enable enhanced multi user support (for Terminal Server) Must be enabled for operation on a terminal server so that all users can independently work with TeamViewer (the server as well as every user receive a separate TeamViewer ID.Options 10. Confirm all). General advanced settings  Display language Enables you to select the display language which will be used by TeamViewer. this can be used to grant full access if no user is currently logged in. Next. a user or administrator to work on the computer without restrictions after logging onto the computer with his windows login data. Disable TeamViewer shutdown Prevents the shutdown of TeamViewer.9. see 10. see 2. Clear list of blocked accounts Deletes all blocked accounts with a single click.1 Configure QuickConnect Dialog). messages from accounts with which you have had a TeamViewer connection are accepted or displayed.g.1 General Category)If access was restricted on the Security tab (e. Full access if a partner connects on a Windows logon screen(visible only if Start TeamViewer with Windows has been enabled.        Page 92 of 98 .

After the shutdown of TeamViewer. TeamViewer writes all errors and events into a log file. you can install the VPN driver which is required for establishing VPN connections. TeamViewer DirectIn check Opens a dialog where the availability of TeamViewer is checked. TeamViewer tries to configure the port forwarding for the ports 80 and 5938 in UPnP-compatible routers (see TeamViewer DirectIn check). Install VPN driver With the Install VPN button. Automatically minimize local TeamViewer panel The TeamViewer control panel will be automatically minimized after use. the screen is also deactivated at the remote computer. TeamViewer writes information about all outgoing connections into a log file. If you deactivate entries by your partner. the passwords are no longer saved. if they are open. Page 93 of 98    .TeamViewer .Options Log files   Enable logging If enabled. However. Log outgoing connections If enabled.    Advanced network settings:  Enable DirectIn Performance optimization When this check box is activated. Log incoming connections If enabled. Ignore alpha blending on this computer Semitransparent windows are broadcast as plain windows. TeamViewer writes information about all incoming connections into a log file (Connections_incoming. TeamViewer Server Opens the TeamViewer Server dialog (see 10.9. This option allows you to prevent any passwords from being saved. This option has to be enabled when you are using the TeamViewer Manager. The same button can be used for uninstalling the VPN driver again.txt in the program directory). TeamViewer can use these ports to establish even faster connections. Temporarily save connection passwords Session passwords will be saved by default to enable the immediate resumption of the connection.2 TeamViewer Server Dialog).  Advanced settings for connections to other computers  Enable black screen if partner input is deactivated. The DirectIn ports 80 and 5938 do not have to be open.

require this port. Do not use incoming port 80 and 443 (recommended for web servers only) If enabled. It is useful if other services. Export options to a *.1. such as web servers. Enable UDP TeamViewer attempts to establish fast UDP connections. Protect options with password Enter a user-defined password if you want to protect your TeamViewer options.reg file in the designated folder. This driver is recommended to ensure a black screen if the screen display at this computer is deactivated via TeamViewer (see 4.2 Operations in the Remote Control Window).. More information on how to export the settings for TeamViewer Portable are provided in the download package.reg file Exports the options from the selected categories to a *. Import options from a *.   TeamViewer options  Access to the TeamViewer options is possible only for users with Windows administrator rights Activate this option so that all TeamViewer options can be changed only by administrators.      Page 94 of 98 .reg file Imports the stored options from the selected *. it prevents TeamViewer form occupying port 80 or 443.. you can install the TeamViewer monitor driver.TeamViewer . allows exporting the settings for TeamViewer Portable. Export settings for TeamViewer Portable Clicking on Export.Options  Install monitor driver With the Install monitor driver button. Confirm password Confirm the previously entered password.reg file. You should only disable this feature when connection interruptions occur on a regular basis.

9.1 Configure QuickConnect Dialog In this dialog.TeamViewer .3 Connecting via QuickConnect).  Page 95 of 98 . you will find all the advanced options. simply remove the name of the process from the list.Options Under Advanced settings.   Show QuickConnect button Activates/deactivates the QuickConnect button in all applications Deactivate for a particular application Add the name of the process of an application in which you would like to remove the QuickConnect button. you can change various settings for the QuickConnect button (see 5. To reverse that setting. Change the position of the QuickConnect button Changes the position of the QuickConnect button in all applications. 10.

9. you can define a specific server.Options Open this dialog to configure the QuickConnect button according to your requirements 10. In the TeamViewer Server dialog.TeamViewer . Caution: Please enter a server only if requested to do so by the TeamViewer support staff! Page 96 of 98 .2 TeamViewer Server Dialog In this dialog. you can enter a fixed TeamViewer Server.

1.2..10 QuickSupport Properties In the QuickSupport Properties window.1. TeamViewer QuickSupport writes to an event log. please see chapters 8. you can define settings for the TeamViewer QuickSupport module. In the General category. the following options are available: Important options for working with TeamViewer  Enable logging If enabled.2 Video Options. Display name  Your name Here you can enter your display name in the text field (selectable only in the individually created QuickSupport).2 Proxy Settings Dialog.  Network settings  Configure Proxy settings. This log may help when searching for errors in support cases.. For the options in the categories Audio and Video. You can access this dialog by clicking on the tool icon in the top right-hand corner of the TeamViewer QuickSupport screen.TeamViewer . See 10. Open log files Opens the folder in which the log file is stored.Options 10.2 Audio Options and 8. The QuickSupport options dialog Page 97 of 98 .

Page 98 of 98 . the display name can already be selected in the main window.11 QuickJoin Properties In the QuickJoin Properties window.10 QuickSupport Properties.Options 10. The setting options correspond largely to those for QuickSupport.TeamViewer . But in this case. see 10. you can define settings for the TeamViewer QuickJoin module.

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